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Savoy cabbage vs Red cabbage - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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What are the main differences between Savoy cabbage and Red cabbage?

  • Savoy cabbage is richer in Vitamin K, and Folate, yet Red cabbage is richer in Vitamin C.
  • Red cabbage's daily need coverage for Vitamin C is 29% higher.
  • Savoy cabbage has 4 times more Folate than Red cabbage. Savoy cabbage has 80µg of Folate, while Red cabbage has 18µg.

We used Cabbage, savoy, raw and Cabbage, red, raw types in this comparison.

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Mineral Comparison

Mineral comparison score is based on the number of minerals by which one or the other food is richer. The "coverage" chart below show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food
Contains more Magnesium +75%
Contains more Copper +264.7%
Contains more Zinc +22.7%
Contains more Phosphorus +40%
Contains more Iron +100%
Contains more Calcium +28.6%
Equal in Potassium - 243
Equal in Sodium - 27
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 15% 11% 21% 20% 21% 8% 18% 4%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 30% 14% 22% 12% 6% 6% 13% 4%
Contains more Magnesium +75%
Contains more Copper +264.7%
Contains more Zinc +22.7%
Contains more Phosphorus +40%
Contains more Iron +100%
Contains more Calcium +28.6%
Equal in Potassium - 243
Equal in Sodium - 27

Vitamin Comparison

Vitamin comparison score is based on the number of vitamins by which one or the other food is richer. The "coverage" chart below show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food
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Contains more Vitamin E +54.5%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +27.2%
Contains more Vitamin K +80.1%
Contains more Folate +344.4%
Contains more Vitamin C +83.9%
Contains more Vitamin A +11.6%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +130%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +39.3%
Equal in Vitamin B1 - 0.064
Equal in Vitamin B6 - 0.209
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 104% 60% 4% 0% 18% 7% 6% 12% 44% 0% 172% 60%
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 190% 67% 3% 0% 16% 16% 8% 9% 49% 0% 96% 14%
Contains more Vitamin E +54.5%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +27.2%
Contains more Vitamin K +80.1%
Contains more Folate +344.4%
Contains more Vitamin C +83.9%
Contains more Vitamin A +11.6%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +130%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +39.3%
Equal in Vitamin B1 - 0.064
Equal in Vitamin B6 - 0.209

Vitamin and Mineral Summary Scores

The summary score is calculated by summing up the daily values contained in 300 grams of the product. Obviously the more the food fulfills human daily needs, the more the summary score is.
Vitamin Summary Score
40
Savoy cabbage
39
Red cabbage
Mineral Summary Score
14
Savoy cabbage
13
Red cabbage

Macronutrients Comparison

Macronutrient comparison charts compare the amount of protein, total fats, and total carbohydrates in 300 grams of the food. The displayed values show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of food.
Protein
12%
Savoy cabbage
9%
Red cabbage
Carbohydrates
6%
Savoy cabbage
7%
Red cabbage
Fats
0%
Savoy cabbage
1%
Red cabbage

Comparison summary table

Pay attention to the most right column. It shows the amounts side by side, making it easier to realize the amount of difference.
Savoy cabbage Red cabbage
Lower in Sugar ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in price ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal
Lower in glycemic index Equal
Rich in minerals Equal
Rich in vitamins Equal

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Savoy cabbage Red cabbage
Low Calories diet ok
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low glycemic index diet Equal

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Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Savoy cabbage
Savoy cabbage is lower in Sugar (difference - 1.56g)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Savoy cabbage
Savoy cabbage is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.008g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Red cabbage
Red cabbage contains less Sodium (difference - 1mg)
Which food is cheaper?
Red cabbage
Red cabbage is cheaper (difference - $0.1)
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
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The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
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The foods have equal glycemic indexes (32)
Which food is richer in minerals?
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It cannot be stated which food is richer in vitamins. See the charts below for detailed information. See the charts below for detailed information. See the charts below for detailed information.
Which food is richer in vitamins?
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It cannot be stated which food is richer in vitamins. See the charts below for detailed information. See the charts below for detailed information. See the charts below for detailed information.

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Savoy cabbage Red cabbage Opinion
Calories 27 31 Red cabbage
Protein 2 1.43 Savoy cabbage
Fats 0.1 0.16 Red cabbage
Vitamin C 31 57 Red cabbage
Carbs 6.1 7.37 Red cabbage
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 0.4 0.8 Red cabbage
Calcium 35 45 Red cabbage
Potassium 230 243 Red cabbage
Magnesium 28 16 Savoy cabbage
Sugar 2.27 3.83 Savoy cabbage
Fiber 3.1 2.1 Savoy cabbage
Copper 0.062 0.017 Savoy cabbage
Zinc 0.27 0.22 Savoy cabbage
Starch 0 Red cabbage
Phosphorus 42 30 Savoy cabbage
Sodium 28 27 Red cabbage
Vitamin A 1000 1116 Red cabbage
Vitamin E 0.17 0.11 Savoy cabbage
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.07 0.064 Savoy cabbage
Vitamin B2 0.03 0.069 Red cabbage
Vitamin B3 0.3 0.418 Red cabbage
Vitamin B5 0.187 0.147 Savoy cabbage
Vitamin B6 0.19 0.209 Red cabbage
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 68.8 38.2 Savoy cabbage
Folate 80 18 Savoy cabbage
Trans Fat 0 0
Saturated Fat 0.013 0.021 Savoy cabbage
Monounsaturated Fat 0.007 0.012 Red cabbage
Polyunsaturated fat 0.049 0.08 Red cabbage
Tryptophan 0.02 0.012 Savoy cabbage
Threonine 0.069 0.039 Savoy cabbage
Isoleucine 0.101 0.034 Savoy cabbage
Leucine 0.103 0.046 Savoy cabbage
Lysine 0.094 0.049 Savoy cabbage
Methionine 0.02 0.014 Savoy cabbage
Phenylalanine 0.064 0.036 Savoy cabbage
Valine 0.085 0.048 Savoy cabbage
Histidine 0.041 0.024 Savoy cabbage
Fructose 1.48 Red cabbage

References

The source of all the nutrient values on the page (excluding the main article the sources for which are presented separately if present) is the USDA's FoodCentral. The exact links to the foods presented on this page can be found below.

  1. Savoy cabbage - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/170388/nutrients
  2. Red cabbage - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/169977/nutrients

All the Daily Values are presented for males aged 31-50, for 2000 calorie diets.

Data provided by FoodStruct.com should be considered and used as information only. Please consult your physician before beginning any diet.